Justices Serving on the Court 1835 – 1889

The following tables include the names of the Justices serving on the Court for the indicated year. Each table also includes the name of the appointing President, the President’s party affiliation and the years each Justice served on the Court. The first Justice listed is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

1835 – 1836

Justices serving on the Court, 1835 – 1836
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Thompson Monroe Dem-Rep 1823-1843
Baldwin Jackson Jacksonian 1830-1844
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Barbour Jackson Democrat 1835-1841
McLean Jackson Jacksonian 1829-1861
Story Madison Dem-Rep 1812-1845

1837 – 1841

Justices serving on the Court, 1837 – 1841
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Thompson Monroe Dem-Rep 1823-1843
Baldwin Jackson Jacksonian 1830-1844
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Barbour Jackson Democrat 1835-1841
McLean Jackson Jacksonian 1829-1861
Story Madison Dem-Rep 1812-1845
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
McKinley Van Buren Democrat 1838-1852

Proprietors of Charles River Bridge v. Proprietors of Warren Bridge (1837)

1842 – 1844

Justices serving on the Court, 1842 – 1844
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Thompson Monroe Dem-Rep 1823-1843
Baldwin Jackson Jacksonian 1830-1844
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Daniel Van Buren Democrat 1842-1860
McLean Jackson Jacksonian 1829-1861
Story Madison Dem-Rep 1812-1845
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
McKinley Van Buren Democrat 1838-1852

1845 – 1850

Justices serving on the Court, 1845 – 1850
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Nelson Tyler None 1845-1872
Grier Polk Democrat 1846-1870
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Daniel Van Buren Democrat 1842-1860
McLean Jackson Jacksonian 1829-1861
Woodbury Polk Democrat 1845-1851
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
McKinley Van Buren Democrat 1838-1852

1851 – 1852

Justices serving on the Court, 1851 – 1852
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Nelson Tyler None 1845-1872
Grier Polk Democrat 1846-1870
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Daniel Van Buren Democrat 1842-1860
McLean Jackson Jacksonian 1829-1861
Curtis Filmore Whig 1851-1857
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
McKinley Van Buren Democrat 1838-1852

Cooley v. Board of Wardens (1852)

1853 – 1857

Justices serving on the Court, 1853 – 1857
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Nelson Tyler None 1845-1872
Grier Polk Democrat 1846-1870
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Daniel Van Buren Democrat 1842-1860
McLean Jackson Jacksonian 1829-1861
Curtis Filmore Whig 1851-1857
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
Campbell Pierce Democrat 1853-1861

Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)

1858 – 1861

Justices serving on the Court, 1858 – 1861
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Nelson Tyler None 1845-1872
Grier Polk Democrat 1846-1870
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Daniel Van Buren Democrat 1842-1860
McLean Jackson Jacksonian 1829-1861
Clifford Buchanan Democrat 1858-1881
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
Campbell Pierce Democrat 1853-1861

1862

Justices serving on the Court, 1862
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Nelson Tyler None 1845-1872
Grier Polk Democrat 1846-1870
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Swayne Lincoln Republican 1862-1881
Clifford Buchanan Democrat 1858-1881
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
Davis Lincoln Republican 1862-1877

1863

Justices serving on the Court, 1863
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Taney Jackson Democrat 1835-1864
Nelson Tyler None 1845-1872
Grier Polk Democrat 1846-1870
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Swayne Lincoln Republican 1862-1881
Clifford Buchanan Democrat 1858-1881
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
Davis Lincoln Republican 1862-1877
Field Lincoln Republican 1863-1897

Prize Cases (1863)

1864 – 1869

Justices serving on the Court, 1864 – 1869
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Chase Lincoln Republican 1864-1873
Nelson Tyler None 1845-1872
Grier Polk Democrat 1846-1870
Wayne Jackson Democrat 1835-1867
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Swayne Lincoln Republican 1862-1881
Clifford Buchanan Democrat 1858-1881
Catron Jackson Democrat 1837-1865
Davis Lincoln Republican 1862-1877
Field Lincoln Republican 1863-1897

Mississippi v. Johnson (1867)

Ex. parte McCardle (1869)

1870 – 1872

Justices serving on the Court, 1870 – 1872
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Chase Lincoln Republican 1864-1873
Nelson Tyler None 1845-1872
Strong Grant Republican 1870-1880
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Swayne Lincoln Republican 1862-1881
Clifford Buchanan Democrat 1858-1881
Davis Lincoln Republican 1862-1877
Field Lincoln Republican 1863-1897
Bradley Grant Republican 1870-1892

1873 – 1876

Justices serving on the Court, 1873 – 1876
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Waite Grant Republican 1874-1888
Hunt Grant Republican 1873-1882
Strong Grant Republican 1870-1880
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Swayne Lincoln Republican 1862-1881
Clifford Buchanan Democrat 1858-1881
Davis Lincoln Republican 1862-1877
Field Lincoln Republican 1863-1897
Bradley Grant Republican 1870-1892

Loan Association v. Topeka (1874)

1877 – 1880

Justices serving on the Court, 1877 – 1880
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Waite Grant Republican 1874-1888
Hunt Grant Republican 1873-1882
Strong Grant Republican 1870-1880
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Swayne Lincoln Republican 1862-1881
Clifford Buchanan Democrat 1858-1881
Harlan Hayes Republican 1877-1911
Field Lincoln Republican 1863-1897
Bradley Grant Republican 1870-1892

1881

Justices serving on the Court, 1881
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Waite Grant Republican 1874-1888
Hunt Grant Republican 1873-1882
Woods Hayes Republican 1881-1887
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Matthews Garfield Republican 1881-1889
Clifford Buchanan Democrat 1858-1881
Harlan Hayes Republican 1877-1911
Field Lincoln Republican 1863-1897
Bradley Grant Republican 1870-1892

1882 – 1887

Justices serving on the Court, 1882 – 1887
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Waite Grant Republican 1874-1888
Blatchford Arthur Republican 1882-1893
Woods Hayes Republican 1881-1887
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Matthews Garfield Republican 1881-1889
Gray Arthur Republican 1882-1902
Harlan Hayes Republican 1877-1911
Field Lincoln Republican 1863-1897
Bradley Grant Republican 1870-1892

1888 – 1889

Justices serving on the Court, 1888 – 1889
Justice President Party of President Years Served
Fuller Cleveland Democrat 1888-1910
Blatchford Arthur Republican 1882-1893
Lamar Cleveland Democrat 1888-1893
Miller Lincoln Republican 1862-1890
Matthews Garfield Republican 1881-1889
Gray Arthur Republican 1882-1902
Harlan Hayes Republican 1877-1911
Field Lincoln Republican 1863-1897
Bradley Grant Republican 1870-1892

Chae Chan Ping v. United States (1889)

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